Inaugural Amarillo Research Symposium showcases research at TTU

  • April 23, 2024
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The inaugural Amarillo Research Symposium held at TTU School of Veterinary Medicine on April 19, 2024, highlighted the research accomplishments of students and faculty in their respective fields of study with poster and oral presentations in morning and afternoon sessions. Holly Wei, PhD, Dean of TTUHSC School of Nursing, presented the keynote lunch seminar “A Unified Odyssey […]

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Fon Tacer graduate students present at 12th Texas Tech Annual Biological Sciences Symposium

  • February 15, 2024
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Fon Tacer lab Ph.D. students presented their research at the 12th Texas Tech Annual Biological Sciences Symposium (TTABSS) in Lubbock on February 9-10, 2024. The goal of TTABSS is to provide a platform for sharing students’ scientific findings, exchanging ideas with peers and academic advisors, and exploring the diverse world of biological sciences. Presentations by Fon […]

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Welcome to Jorge!

  • February 15, 2024
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Jorge Diaz Riaño is a visiting graduate student pursuing his Ph.D. in engineering from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia. He is joining the Fon Tacer lab for a 5-month internship to receive training in single-cell research techniques. On January 23, 2024, we welcomed Jorge with jackfruit and talked about our New Year resolutions. 

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Slovenian news article covers Fon Tacer Lab research and Klementina’s career path

  • February 5, 2024
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For World Cancer Day on February 4th, the Slovenian Press Agency published an interview with Dr. Fon Tacer about her research… “Studying the development of cancer in animals and the comparative biology of cancer opens the door to a better understanding and treatment of this disease in humans as well…Although most research focuses on studying […]

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Dr. Fon Tacer interviewed about research and international collaboration

  • February 2, 2024
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Klementina recently had the honor of talking about her research and international collaboration during an interview on Slovenia’s national public broadcasting organization Radiotelevizija (RTV) Slovenija.  Listen to or watch the full interview here: https://365.rtvslo.si/arhiv/intervju/174992023

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Dr. Fon Tacer featured in TTU International Affairs magazine

  • December 19, 2023
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The first issue of the Global Connections magazine shares a brief history of International Affairs and the International Cultural Center and highlights many of the current programs, accolades, and initiatives made possible through the unwavering support and global vision of the Texas Tech community, international students, faculty, staff, and the dedicated efforts of the International Affairs […]

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Dr. Fon Tacer receives TTU SVM Intramural Grant Funding Award

  • November 3, 2023
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Dr. Klementina Fon Tacer, in partnership with Dr. Fernanda Rosa, will investigate yKlotho and miRNAs as potential novel prognostic markers and therapeutic targets in canine mammary carcinoma. They will collaborate with local veterinary clinics to collect samples from canine mammary tumors. In addition, this project includes a partnership with the Texas Center for Comparative Research […]

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Denis Štepihar is a 2023-2024 Distinguished Graduate School Assistantship recipient

  • October 11, 2023
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Distinguished Graduate School Assistantships are awarded to high-quality TTU doctoral program applicants, who must be nominated. The award consists of $25,000/year plus tuition and fee waivers for up to 4 years, contingent upon satisfactory academic progress. Along with 4 other graduate student recipients from TTU SVM, Denis was recognized at the 24th Annual Donor-Recipient Fellowship Reception […]

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Foundation for Prader Willi Research 2023 Symposium in Denver

  • October 5, 2023
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Dr. Klementina Fon Tacer was invited to present our latest research findings on the role of Magel2 in stress response to fasting, and graduate student Tara Bayat received a travel award to share results from her project on the role of mRNA translational regulation in the hormone secretion deficit present in Magel2-knockout mice.

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